Imagine that last time you took a trip to another country. If it was anything like my experience, I simply went online, bought a ticket, and my biggest concern was that my suitcases weren’t overweight! I did not worry about being robbed of everything – down to the shoes on my feet- or being attacked … Continue reading De Nadie
Changing lives, one family at a time. A little over a year ago marks the launch of Public Health Brigades. The idea for Public Health Brigades came from the simple observation that despite over 5 years of medical care, the vast majority of the patients coming out to our Medical Brigades were still suffering from the exact same issues as when we started… Continue reading Public Health Brigades Celebrates its First Birthday!
I graduated from the Graduate School of Social Service in 2008, like many students, not quite sure of what the future had in store. But I had high hopes and a goal of putting what I had learned to use in an international setting…. Continue reading How Fordham Prepared Me for a Career in International Development
So the other day was Children’s Day in Honduras. At school s across the country there were celebrations and parties (When I was a kid, I remember asking my mom why there was Mother’s Day and Father’s Day and no day for kids, and she said that’s because every day is kid’s day!) … Continue reading Children’s Day in Los Parajillos
Anticipation was overflowing everywhere. Everyone in the streets had on Honduras jerseys, other people also traveling north where honking and cheering at the flag proudly flowing from the back of my friend’s car. Then when we arrived at the stadium, the crowds were just immense!… Continue reading Honduras vs. USA in the World Cup Qualifiers
Who is doing development work here in Honduras? At the moment, I am sitting here in a conference, Project Honduras, in the Copan Ruins surrounded about 100 other people who also care passionately about the future of Honduras… Continue reading Project Honduras Conference
What does it mean to change the world? Typically we think of grand, sweeping accomplishments, building a hospital, starting a movement to fight racism, or finding the cure for cancer… Continue reading Changing the World through Concrete Floors
“That week in Honduras was an unforgettable chapter of my life I’ll never forget. It has opened my eyes and given a taste to the good, bad, and ugly realities of the outside world… away from this safe and secluded bubble that I have been living in for so long. Despite my occasional reads in … Continue reading Public Health Brigades